Linux Standard Base 4 is Coming in for a Landing
Oct 15, 2008, 16:03 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]
"Thanks to Unix, we know exactly what happens when
everyone does things their own way on the same system: utter chaos.
Even if you were on the same hardware and used the same basic Unix
you ended up with a mess. For example, UHC, Consensys, Interactive,
and Dell (yes, the Dell you're thinking about), briefly all had
their own versions of Unix SVR4 (System V Release 4) on i386
processors. You could no more run a program designed for UHC Unix
on Dell's Unix than you could run a Toyota Prius on diesel